Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PC Support was £165 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PC Support
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 611 600 599
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a PC Support 21 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.036% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.038% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
London median daily rate £165 £140 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -23.29% +37.74%
10th Percentile £154 £120 £116
90th Percentile £175 £236 £283
England median daily rate £160 £138 £135
% change year-on-year +15.94% +2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
London median hourly rate £16.35 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.48% -18.42% +31.03%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.25 £15.80
90th Percentile £25.48 £15.75 £22.20
England median hourly rate £14.63 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.65% -22.50% +53.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

PC Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured PC Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PC Support in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PC Support in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PC Support in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PC Support within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -1 8 £170 +30.77%
West London -7 1 £140 +1.45%
PC Support
England

PC Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, PC Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring PC Support in the job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 11 (52.38%) Mac OS X
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (38.10%) Office 365
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 6 (28.57%) Apple
7 6 (28.57%) Android
8 5 (23.81%) SCCM
8 5 (23.81%) Jamf Pro
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) Adobe
9 4 (19.05%) Law
10 3 (14.29%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (14.29%) Vectorworks
10 3 (14.29%) Software Distribution
10 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (14.29%) Security Management
10 3 (14.29%) HP
10 3 (14.29%) Dell
10 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
11 2 (9.52%) Remedy
11 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
11 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
11 2 (9.52%) iPhone
11 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
11 2 (9.52%) Finance

PC Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (14.29%) CINEMA 4D
2 3 (14.29%) Vectorworks
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) GIS
General
1 4 (19.05%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Handset
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 11 (52.38%) Mac OS X
4 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (28.57%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 3 (14.29%) Security Management
2 3 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (4.76%) Document Management
3 1 (4.76%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Jamf Pro
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Apple
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Adobe
4 3 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) AppSense
6 1 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) iManage